# Primary Schools

Last year
'This isn't a war on phones': Norma Foley outlines new smartphone policy for primary schools
Primary schools call for more funding as OECD report finds Ireland lagging behind neighbours
Dublin primary schools finding it incredibly difficult to recruit teachers for September
Random school checks to be carried out to determine use of new free schoolbooks scheme
Back to school: Costs going down but parents still going into debt
Fraudsters impersonating gardaí target schools with scam emails
Primary schools to receive €96 per pupil under free schoolbooks scheme from September
All time
Apprenticeships and post-grad studies are on the rise according to a new education report
'Sinister': Anti-lockdown groups sharing database of school principals’ contact details
Strained GPs concerned by guidance on certificates for masks exemptions in schools
Hot school meals programme to be extended to another 81 primary schools
Details of Covid-19 antigen testing system in primary schools announced
INTO calls for 'political leadership' on bringing in antigen tests to primary schools
Philip Nolan: Risk of keeping asymptomatic children in school 'remains low'
Department had 'productive' meeting with school stakeholders over close contacts policy
Children who are close contacts in primary schools will not be required to restrict their movements if they are asymptomatic.
Teachers' union INTO said the government is removing a "safety net" from schools.
But Labour's education spokesperson said it was a "welcome" move that has come "weeks too late".
New programme to provide hot school meals to over 35,000 primary students launched
Education Minister begins search for patrons of three new Dublin primary schools
Primary school pupil-teacher ratio 'to be reduced by one student per class'
Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI
Five new gaelscoileanna to be opened in Dublin over next three years
More than 6,600 primary school students to receive hot meals at lunch from next month
Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom
'It reduces stress': This programme is helping teachers support children with behavioural difficulties
Should 'health homework' be given to primary school students?
Educate Together applying for patronage of four more schools in Dublin and Cork
Secular Schools Ireland to apply to run three new primary schools in Dublin
'It's insulting to parents to say they're baptising their children to get them into a school'
The Greens have a radical plan to feed every schoolchild in the country
A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school
Here are the 44 primary schools that now only have one teacher
Primary schools to get a lick of paint with €28 million funding
For the kids: How do schools impact on property prices?
"Historic day" as LGBT teachers' group meet President
Should daily exercise be mandatory in schools?
Why are schools used as polling places?
Audit of PE facilities in schools "crucial" to tackling obesity
Quinn gives €35 million to schools so they can have nicer toilets and roofs
'Volunteering spirit' of primary school teachers needs to be praised, says Cody
Quinn admits schools who operate book rental schemes won't benefit from new funding
Government to spend €15m replacing school prefabs in 2014